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Daily Archives: July 4, 2018

Demo Africa: 2018 Lagos Innovation Tour in summary

The Lagos Tour of Demo Africa, held in partnership with Techpoint and CcHUB, culminated in a pitch event held at CcHUB yesterday, 3rd of July. Read more on [...]

July 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Opportunities Weekly: At least $100k investment for women-led startups, $5000 at Ignite summit, more

There are numerous opportunities revolving around the globe this week. We’ve narrowed down a couple, relevant to Africans entrepreneurs, innovators, students, etc. Browse through our list of opportunities and apply for the ones you believe is right for you. IGNITE [...]

July 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Register now to attend TEXPO 2018

In Nigeria, tons of ideas are transformed into innovative solutions. These mind-blowing innovations can’t complete their purpose as solutions without a platform to share it. To bridge this gap, we at Purple Chip present the 2nd edition of TEXPO, a [...]

July 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Where you can access inter-state bus transport services online

Road transport, no doubt, is the most commonly used means of transportation in Nigeria, especially for inter and intra-state movement. According to the Nigerian Gross Domestic Product report for Q1 2018 (PDF), transportation is one of the drivers of growth [...]

July 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

‘Dead’ woman wakes up in a morgue in South Africa

‘Dead’ woman wakes up in a morgue in South Africa: A woman was taken to the morgue and pronounced dead after a car crash near Johannesburg in South Africa. The only problem? She wasn’t dead. According to the BBC, the unnamed [...]

July 4, 2018 Africa

DSS invades Ekiti school, arrests officials

DSS invades Ekiti school: Operatives of the Department of State Services on Tuesday stormed a secondary school in Ado-Ekiti, Ola Oluwa Muslim Grammar School, and arrested some members of staff. Those arrested were the Secretary to the Principal, one Mrs [...]

July 4, 2018 Military

Ekiti guber: Fayose’s allegations baseless, untrue – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reacted to Governor Ayodele Fayose’s allegation that it has conspired to rig the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti State. DAILY POST recalls that Fayose had on Monday raised the alarm over alleged plots to by [...]

July 4, 2018 Government and politics

What President Macron’s visit means to Lagos – Ambode

Governor of Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode on Tuesday said that the visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Lagos will usher in a new dawn. Ambode made the remark while speaking at the Afrika Shrine in Ikeja, on [...]

July 4, 2018 Government and politics

Leaked whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu has vindicated our position, says IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says recent intelligence report on the whereabouts of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, has vindicated its position that the Nigerian Army abducted him. Its Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, said this in a statement.According to him, [...]

July 4, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

We shall back Igbo presidency when the time comes, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Igbo people have political right to lay claim of time to rule Nigeria, stressing that such time should be allowed to be. Buhari, who spoke yesterday during the South-East mega rally with the theme [...]

July 4, 2018 Government and politics

Senate okays state police agitations, Reps to probe tanker explosions

Reps to probe tanker explosions: The Senate yesterday approved suggestions and agitations for the creation of state police as a way of strengthening security across the country. Adopting a motion sponsored by former Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang on Plateau [...]

July 4, 2018 Government and politics

Reps reconvene, want masterminds of Plateau attacks punished

The House of Representatives yesterday reconvened from its month-long Sallah recess, condemning the recent massacre in Plateau State. It consequently demanded that the culprits be fished out for punishment. Adopting a motion sponsored by Istifanus Gyang (Barkin Ladi/Riyom Constituency) at [...]

July 4, 2018 Societal issues

NNPC says Nigeria will increase crude oil reserves by one billion barrels yearly

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that the country will increase crude oil reserves by one billion barrels yearly to meet 40 billion barrels target by 2020. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Maikanti Baru, who spoke yesterday [...]

July 4, 2018 Oil & Gas

Of dilapidated schools in Akwa Ibom

It was a well investigated, balanced and well reported story on the dilapidated schools in Akwa Ibom. In lucid details, the expose shows caved roofs, broken floors, leaking classrooms, fallen walls and children sitting and sleeping on bare floors. Many [...]

July 4, 2018 Education